Amanda Melvina Hammond Burgess was born 6 May 1827 in Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine, United States to Benjamin Hammond (1800-1830) and Almeda Longley (1803-1885) and died 8 August 1882 Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married Harrison Burgess (1814-1883) 6 February 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois.

St. George Pioneers of 1861-62

This person was is listed on the Encampment Mall Memorial - a list of over 300 LDS Pioneer Families that helped to settle St. George, Utah in 1861. They were part of the "Dixie Cotton Mission" called by President Brigham Young to raise cotton and other southern crops in the warmer climate of Washington County, Utah.

Offspring of Harrison Burgess and Amanda Melvina Hammond (1827-1882)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Almeda Burgess (1849-1881) 1 February 1849 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 29 December 1881 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States William Gardner (1846-1932)
Benjamin Hammond Burgess (1851-1931)
Harrison Joseph Burgess (1851-1931)
Sophia Minerva Burgess (1853-1909)
Amanda Melisa Burgess (1854-1929)
Abram William Burgess (1857-1936)
Isaac Henry Burgess (1859-1939) 23 April 1859 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 21 March 1939 Mesquite, Clark County, Nevada, United States Penelope Thomas (1859-1894) Penelope Thomas (1859-1894) Joanna Elizabeth Keyes (1872-1961)
Clarissa Jane Burgess (1861-1944)
Sarah Vilate Burgess (1864-1897)
Jacob Leandor Burgess (1866-1882)
Phillip John Burgess (1869-1872)



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